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For 2
Thu, 2/22
11:00 PM
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4164 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Pre/post Theatre (45)
  • Good for a Date (40)
  • Great for Lunch (38)
Atwood is a must dine classic restaurant in the The Alise Chicago Hotel in the heart of the Loop. Executive Chef David Fingerman and the attentive staff offer contemporary cuisine and excellent service in a lovely and memorable setting. Atwood is located in the Reliance Building, one of Chicago's most historic buildings. Its ideal location in the center of the Theater District, directly along the State Street retail shopping circuit, just blocks away from the Chicago Architecture Foundation make it a perfect place to stop by for a classic cocktail, a delicious meal and great people watching.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Monday – Friday: 7:00am -10:30am

Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am - 2:30pm

Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

Sunday thru Thursday 4:45pm to 9:00pm
Friday and Saturday 4:45 to 10:00pm

Sunday and Monday 11:30am to 10:00pm
Tuesday thru Saturday 11:30am to 11:00pm (late night food till 10:00pm)
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Phone number
(312) 368-1900
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
David Fingerman
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We have a lovely, intimate private dining room which overlooks Washington and our Atwood dining room. It's perfect for a sit down dinner for 10 to 30 people or a cocktail reception for 50. Please contact Michelle Smith at for information. Thank you.
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Cross street
State and Washington Streets
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Parking details
Valet is available to guests dining with us. It is located at the front entrance of The Alise Chicago on Washington Street. Three hours or less with restaurant validation is $16. Seeing a performance as well? Show your theater ticket stub and parking is $25.00 for 5 hours or less if you also dine in the restaurant.
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Public transit
Red Line - Lake
Blue line - Washington
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Special events & promotions
Host your own special event with us. For personalized reservations please call 312 368 1900.
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Private Dining

Amid Chicago's hustle & bustle lies a delightful retreat inside the historic Reliance Building. At 450 sq ft, the Reliance Room is a comfortably elegant space for groups of up to 32 seated or 50 people reception style. A buyout of Atwood can accommodate up to 60 guests seated or 120 reception style.

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What 4164 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipRoni (Chicago)
5.0  Dined a day ago

Atwood ... always perfect!

OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Beautiful meal in historic and beautiful Chicago landmark. Met out of town family for dinner after the theater and enjoyed it very much. I was thankful for the delicious vegan option.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

I love this beautiful space and the food is very good. Lots of light makes it a great spot for lunch. During the summer you can sit outside. The waitstaff is nice, though our waiter seemed a bit patronizing. Also, he messed up one order (asked for salad, but got fries). Not a big deal and not something that would deter me from recommending this restaurant.

vipMmaureen (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great restaurant. Perfect if you are headed to the theater.

OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The food is really pedestrian. Please do better. It doesn't make sense to make mac n cheese and tater tots as 2 main courses offered.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Atwood is a great location for business lunches. The only issue that we had was that there was someone with a gluten intolerance in our group and her options were extremely limited.

chas (Milwaukee)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

While the food was excellent and a real value with their restaurant week special in effect, the service was not very good. We were served the wrong dessert (an apple dish instead of pumpkin) and we were not offered a chance to order coffee. We were there on a Sunday night after a snowy weekend and the restaurant was not very busy. Therefore, I did not appreciate that most diners were herded into a cluster of tables that were quite close together, leaving most of the restaurant deserted.

Michaeld (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

We went to Atwood for a date night and were not disappointed. The food was very good. We attended while Restaurant Week was still in swing so we got a fixed price menu and was not disappointed. The accommodations are cozy but quiet enough to be able to have a normal conversation.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

While the service and atmosphere were quite good, the food was not. Sauce on lamb shank was cold, no pumpkin in the pumpkin tart, bagged (or so it seemed) potato chips with the tartar (really? come on now!) Pot de creme was very good. Will ot be back for just that though.

ElizabethO (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

My friends and I ordered from the Restaurant Week Menu, the salmon and the mushroom risotto. The portions were nice but unfortunately, both dishes were bland. And we couldn't understand the apple pancake dessert with the lump a butter, too much butter. The pumpkin soup was interesting, to our surprise it wasn't sweet.

Siesta (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

I would not recommend Atwood. It was restaurant week and the offerings were few and not appealing. We ordered off the regular menu and the food came lukewarm..not acceptable. The food is overpriced.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

The restaurant week menu was somewhat limited. We were told that the lamb in mole was quite spicy, so we had the risotto and the salmon. The waitress told us we could not have the lamb without the spicy sauce, as everything was prepared earlier. The food was well prepared and tasty. However we got our entrees while we were still eating the appetizers. The restaurant had several empty tables, yet we could not get an earlier reservation. The desserts were good, but not extraordinary. The cocktails were a little pricey, and not very strong.

OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The service and ambiance are stellar but the food is overpriced for the quality. The Ribeye was a really poor, thin, fatty cut of meat that reminded me of something uncle Rico would eat from Napoleon Dynamite. It was served lukewarm at best. The crispy salmon was a little better but nothing to write home about.

I highly recommend for a intimate date night for drinks but there’s a lot better food nearby at The Dearborn or a couple blocks north at Prime and Provisions for similar prices.

vipYumSteak (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Stopped in for Restaurant Week menu and had a great experience. Service was very good (greatly appreciate when a server actually provide recommendations - and good ones!) and very good meal. The pumpkin soup was creamy with just the right amount of spice and steak tartar was one of the best ever had. Lamb shank was tender (fell off the bone) and the portion was so big we both enjoyed it. Salmon was good but nothing like the lamb. Will definitely come back.

vipRandyA (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

We hadn't been to Atwood in quite some time. The food on the Restaurant Week menu was really outstanding—salmon and lamb shank, in particular. The service was also fine, though they need another bartender to get drinks to the table more rapidly. I did miss the old, curved booths that they once had. Now, neighbouring tables are a bit too much on top of one another, which, along with the louder-than-necessary music, makes it hard to hear at times.